2021 Annual Report: A Time of Transformation

August 4, 2022

In this Annual Report, you will read the stories of the life-changing work led by KIND staff in 2021.

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KIND Amicus Curiae Submitted to Mexico’s Supreme Court

April 1, 2021

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND)* submitted its first-ever amicus brief to Mexico’s Supreme Court to support a filing by the Office for the Defense…

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KIND Amicus Brief in support of Centro Legal v EOIR

February 1, 2021

KIND, represented by Latham & Watkins LLP, filed an amicus curiae brief in a federal lawsuit challenging restrictive EOIR regulations that took effect January 15.…

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Amicus Briefs Challenging Unfair Changes to Asylum Eligibility

January 8, 2021

KIND was joined by the Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights and Public Counsel in filing amicus curiae briefs in two federal lawsuits challenging extensive…

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Amicus Briefs Filed in Two Federal Lawsuits Challenging New and Vastly Increased USCIS Fees

September 16, 2020

Immigration advocacy and legal and social service organizations came together to file amicus curiae briefs in two federal lawsuits challenging provisions in USCIS’s new fee schedule —including,…

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KIND and CGRS File Amicus Brief to Protect Asylum Seekers

August 24, 2020

On August 21, KIND along with the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies (CGRS) filed an amicus curiae brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals…

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Flores Amicus Brief - Ninth Circuit Appeal

January 29, 2020

Brief of KIND, et al. as amici curiae to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in Flores v. Barr:  Ten other legal services providers joined…

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Asylum Eligibility & Procedural Modifications Amicus Brief

October 17, 2019

On July 16, the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice issued an interim final rule (IFR) that renders nearly everyone who is seeking…

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Public Charge Rule Will Force Immigrant Families to Choose Between Vital Services and Access to Lawful Status

August 13, 2019

KIND opposes the Administration’s sweeping new “public charge” rule that will limit access to lawful permanent resident status or admission by certain immigrants if they…

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Lawsuit against Homeland Security says new asylum policy violates child immigrants’ rights

July 8, 2019

Four young asylum seekers are suing the Department of Homeland Security saying that a new policy unlawfully limits their ability to seek asylum. In a…

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